"The President's Own"

 

"The President's Own"

United States Marine Band

Colonel Jason K. Fettig, Director
Live Stream: The Inaugural Soundtrack
Thursday, Jan. 14 at 7:30 p.m. EST - When was "Hail to the Chief" first played for the President? Who is the only President Sousa composed a march for? Why is "Hail Columbia" played for the Vice President? Join the Marine Band for a concert about its role in providing the soundtrack for the Presidential Inauguration since 1801.
John Williams & "The President's Own"
Just released! The Marine Band's newest recording: "John Williams and 'The President's Own.'" Recorded live on July 12, 2003, and July 20, 2008, at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., with John Williams conducting. The concerts were in honor of the United States Marine Band’s 205th and 210th Anniversaries.
March Mania 2021
Get your bracket now for March Mania 2021! Click on image for details.
"The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa" Volume 6
On April 6, 2020, the United States Marine Band released Volume 6 of The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa. This multi-year recording project offers a wealth of free, in-depth educational resources including full scores, individual parts, historical notes, recordings, performance practices, and scrolling score videos.
Mission
“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band’s mission is to perform for the President of the United States and the Commandant of the Marine Corps. Founded in 1798 by an Act of Congress, the Marine Band is America’s oldest continuously active professional musical organization. Today, “The President’s Own” is celebrated for its role at the White House and its dynamic public performances, which total more than 500 annually.
Marine Band News
Virtual Virtuosos: Connecting to Music Classrooms Nationwide By Staff Sgt. Chase Baran | December 18, 2020
The Stars and Stripes Together: A Virtual Patriotic Play Along By Gunnery Sgt. Rachel Ghadiali | May 13, 2020
The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa: Vol. 6 By Staff Sgt. Chase Baran | April 8, 2020
Fucik Fight to the Finish: Sousa’s March Mania 2020 By Gunnery Sgt. Rachel Ghadiali | April 3, 2020
Marine String Duo: Streaming On A Screen Near You By Staff Sgt. Charles Baran | March 31, 2020
Chamber Music Series Features Unique Quartets LIVE STREAM ONLY By U.S. Marine Band | March 11, 2020
Live Stream: Jan 14, 7:30 pm ET